TABLE 3

Prevalence and Odds of Infrequent Vegetable Intake Among 6-Year-Old Children by Frequency of Vegetable Intake During Late Infancy and Age of Vegetable Introduction, IFPS II, 2005–2007 and Y6FU Study, 2012

Infrequent Vegetable Intake at Age 6 y
(0 to <1 Time/d)
n%OR (95% CI)aORa (95% CI)
Vegetable intake during late infancy
 0 to <1 times per day11338.12.20 (1.38–3.50)2.40 (1.48–3.90)
 1 to <2 times per day39526.61.40 (1.00–1.95)1.42 (1.01–1.99)
 2+ times per day57021.4ReferenceReference
Age at vegetable introduction
 0 to <4 mo9619.80.97 (0.42–2.21)0.63 (0.26–1.50)
 4 to <8 mo92818.90.91 (0.46–1.80)0.74 (0.36–1.51)
 8+ months5420.4ReferenceReference
  • a Adjusted for maternal age, race/ethnicity, maternal education, poverty income ratio, receipt of WIC benefits, marital status, birth order, gender, birth weight, and gestational age of infant, and breastfeeding duration.